Harrell Smith

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Harrell Smith
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Occupation Head of Product Strategy
Employer Portware
Location New York
Website portware.com

Harrell Smith is the head of product strategy for Portware, a software company specializing in trade execution systems[1] for algorithmic and high-frequency trading, for both the buy-side and sell-side. Its products are used in the global equities, futures, options and FX markets. [2] He has held this position since August 1997.

Background

Prior to joining Portware, Smith worked for seven months on the development of e-commerce strategy, analytics and reporting at Merrill Lynch.[3] Before that, he was head of the securities and investments practice at Celent, where he advised financial services firms, exchanges and technology vendors on market structure and trading platform initiatives.[4] Earlier in his career, Smith held equity and commodity derivatives positions at BNP Paribas and Morgan Stanley.

John Lothian News Interview

Harrell Smith of Portware on FX Market Structure
Harrell Smith is the head of product strategy for Portware, a software company specializing in trade execution systems for equities, futures, options and foreign exchange markets. He spoke with former John Lothian News Editor-at-Large Doug Ashburn about several critical topics affecting FX, including the regulatory landscape, algorithmic and high-frequency trading, and transaction cost analysis. Published November 6, 2012.[5]

Education

Smith holds a BA in political science from Williams College and an MBA in Finance and management from Columbia Business School.

References

  1. Portware snaps up Pipeline tech assets. Financial Times.
  2. Who We Are. Portware.
  3. Harrell Smith. LinkedIn.
  4. Management. Portware.
  5. Harrell Smith of Portware on FX Market Structure. John Lothian News.